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The '''Philadelphia Museum of Art''' is an art museum originally chartered in 1876 for the Centennial Exposition
The main museum building was completed in 1928
on Fairmount, a hill located at the northwest end of Philadelphia
's Benjamin Franklin Parkway
[ The museum administers collections containing over 240,000 objects including major holdings of European, American and Asian origin.] The various classes of artwork include sculpture, paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, armor and decorative arts. The attendance figure for the museum was 751,797 in 2015, an increase of 17% from the prior year, ranking it among the top one hundred List of most visited art...